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Submission
Municipal recommendations for Budget 2019: It’s time for our governments to come together as full partners—to deliver the best results for Canadians.
  • Northern and remote communities
  • Public transit
  • Rural communities
  • Big City Mayors' Caucus
  • Broadband
  • Budget 2019
  • Climate change
  • Infrastructure
Case study
To cut its dependence on diesel-generated electricity, the lakeside northern community of Whati studied construction of a hydroelectric system powered by running water from the nearby La Martre River Falls, which flow out of Lac Le Martre.
  • Energy
  • Northern and remote communities
  • Sustainability
Backgrounder
A reliable Internet connection is not a luxury; it’s a necessity. We need it to innovate, compete and grow. It’s vital to Canadians’ everyday quality of life.
  • Northern and remote communities
  • Rural communities
  • Broadband
News release
Responding to a Maclean's columnist, FCM's President shows how rural, northern and remote communities are actively building a brighter future.
  • Northern and remote communities
  • Rural communities
Report
Rural communities help drive Canada's economy, but they also face unique challenges that need tailor-made policy and resource solutions.
  • Northern and remote communities
  • Rural communities
  • Broadband
  • Economic development
The Federation of Canadian Municipalities released a report today that details the important contribution rural municipalities make and outlines the unique challenges they face.
  • Northern and remote communities
  • Rural communities
News release
Broadband is fundamental to modern life and commerce. The CRTC recognized this today in its decision adopting a "universal service objective" mandating universal access to reliable broadband.
  • Broadband
  • Northern and remote communities
  • Rural communities
News release
Today, the Supreme Court of Canada clarified the constitutional powers of local government in regards to the siting of radio-communications and telecommunications infrastructure (i.e. antenna towers, cables, poles, etc.).
  • Telecommunications
2019 Federation of Canadian Municipalities